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HPB delivers exclusive holidays for life, in beautiful properties and locations in the UK and abroad – here’s why it’s the perfect fit for Vicky Topps and her family, and for Sue Barker, too

"The Holiday Property Bond has transformed our family holidays. Instead of looking forward with uncertainty we look forward with confidence, knowing that everything will be perfect.” – Vicky Topps 

The answer to our holiday dilemmas 

As Vicky, a senior civil servant, explains, “One of our biggest problems is being tied to the school holidays which, as everyone knows, is always more expensive. Whether it’s here in the UK or abroad the cost of renting is astronomical. And to be honest, what you get for your money can vary in terms of standard and facilities, with activities often an additional cost.” 

And then she heard about the Holiday Property Bond*. “It was a strange coincidence,” continues Vicky, “but my brother-in-law, who is a joiner, was doing some work at nearby Blore Hall. He said it was a lovely place, owned by a holiday company called HPB. Then, a couple of days later, one of the mums in the school playground also mentioned HPB. I was intrigued so decided to find out more. Long story short, HPB seemed to offer everything we were looking for, so we became Bondholders!”  

Fabulous holidays with HPB 

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The couple, together with their three children, didn’t waste any time booking their first HPB holiday. “First we went to Barnham Broom in Norfolk and Henllys in Anglesey, which were fabulous, then to Tigh Mor in Scotland,” says Mark. “All in the school holidays! 

“We knew from the minute we arrived that we’d made the right decision. The locations were perfect, the properties beautifully furnished and spotless. Above all there was so much for the children to do.   

“Last year we went to Alfaix in Spain and we loved all the family activities on offer. The children and their grandparents all had a great time. But the real highlight was Constant in the Dordogne at Easter where the ‘Kids’ Club’ was fabulous.” 

This year the Topps ‘splashed’ out on a wonderful holiday at Javea on the Costa Blanca,  staying in one of the Bond’s five-bedroom villas on the sought-after El Tosalet development.  

“Our very good friends and their children joined us, so there were nine of us in total. It was such fun! The children had the time of their lives, in and out of the swimming pool all day long, only getting out for another ice cream. I’m sure they had webbed feet by the end of the holiday. We adults really chilled, too – lots of barbecues and the odd glass or two of wine. And because of the HPB user charge pricing, it was more affordable.” 

Holidays to suit everyone

HPB holidaymakers

Of course, the Topp family aren’t the only ones enjoying some wonderful HPB holidays. Sue Barker, retired presenter, also counts herself within the ranks of our Bondholders.  

“I may have retired from broadcasting but I feel busier than ever,” says Sue. “Sometimes it’s nice to stop and take a breather. When I do, the Holiday Property Bond is always my haven for relaxation.” 

“I became a Bondholder back in 2001 and have been holidaying with HPB ever since. At certain times of the year you’ll find me enjoying the beauty of the Peak District, gazing out at the Pembrokeshire coastline or, as I did recently, catching some early sun in Almeria province in Spain. 
“As a Bondholder I can choose to holiday at over 30 locations like these, across the UK and Europe, and enjoy all the wonderful facilities and amenities they have to offer every time.” 

Find out more about HPB 

With HPB, you can take your pick from over 1,500 superb villas, cottages and apartments situated at more than 30 stunning locations across the UK and Europe. From the magnificent Scottish Highlands to the sun-drenched Algarve, you could enjoy something different and magical each time you go away.  HPB is an investment product that provides holidays for life through a points-based system. 

Enjoy extra holiday entitlement with HPB 

HPB has an exclusive offer for Boundless members – please log in to your Boundless account for details of this.

If you’re not already a member, you can find out how to join Boundless and take advantage of the many benefits of membership here

Why are you receiving an offer from HPB?

Every so often we team up with like-minded brands to send you special offers and discounts. While these aren’t official Boundless partners, they’re carefully vetted and we only work with trusted brands that we think you, our members, will like.

Do more with Boundless

If you're working in or retired from the public sector or civil service, Boundless has two great membership options to choose from: Boundless and Boundless Plus. 

With Boundless, you get unlimited access or discounted entry to many of the UK’s top attractions including Kew Gardens and Wakehurst and WWT centres across the UK, as well as year-round deals on restaurants, holidays, shopping and much more. With Boundless Plus, you can enjoy additional benefits including unlimited access to Historic Royal Palaces sites, National Trust for Scotland places, access to the Ramblers' extensive group walks and routes, and peace of mind with roadside assistance and local recovery by LV= Britannia Rescue.  


[Terms and conditions] 

*Exclusive holidays for life: An initial payment from £5,000 and a quarterly fee of under £38 (that is around £150 a year), which can increase in line with but not exceed the Retail Price Index Excluding Mortgage Interest (RPIX), gives you access to all HPB’s holiday homes. For each HPB holiday, you will pay a no-profit user charge covering only property running and maintenance costs and use of on-site facilities. The average charge is the same throughout the year, and for a studio is around £360 a week and £540 for a two bedroom property. Larger properties are also available. After an initial charge of 25% your money is invested in a fund of holiday properties and securities. The fund itself meets annual charges of 2.5% of its net assets at cost, calculated monthly. Your investment return is purely in the form of holidays and, as with most investments, your capital is at risk. You can surrender your investment to the company after two years or more (subject to deferral in exceptional circumstances) but you will get back less than you invested because of the charges referred to above, as well as other overheads and changes in the value of the fund’s properties and securities. 

This advertisement is issued by HPB Management Limited (HPBM), the main UK agent and the property manager for HPB, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registered at HPB House, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EH. HPB is available exclusively through HPBM. HPB is issued by HPB Assurance Limited (HPBA) registered in the Isle of Man and authorised by the Financial Services Authority there. HPBM promotes only HPB and is not independent of HPBA. Holders of policies issued by HPBA will not be protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme if the company becomes unable to meet its liabilities to them but Isle of Man compensation arrangements apply to new policies. 

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